Guillermo Toral

TEACHING

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Machine Learning and Data Science in Politics. Teaching Assistant for an undergraduate class on applied machine learning and political science, taught by In Song Kim (Spring 2020). Designed and taught recitations, designed and graded problem sets.

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Making Public Policy. Teaching Assistant for an undergraduate class on public policymaking, taught by Karilyn Crockett (Fall 2019). Designed and taught recitations, graded and provided feedback on essays. Teaching evaluation by students: 6.3 out of 7.

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Political Science Laboratory. Instructor of record for a course introducing undergraduate students to the theory and practice of causal inference (Spring 2019). Taught lectures and hands-on lab sessions, graded assignments, tutored students in the design of a causal study. Co-taught with Benjamin Morse. Teaching evaluation by students: 6.6 out of 7.

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Quantitative Research Methods I. Teaching Assistant for the first semester of the PhD sequence in quantitative methods, taught by Daniel Hidalgo (Fall 2017). Taught recitations, designed and graded problem sets, answered questions. Teaching evaluation by students: 6.5 out of 7.

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LaTeX workshop. Instructor for a workshop introducing PhD students to LaTeX (September 2017). Co-taught with Weihuang Wong.

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Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte

Experimental and Quasi-experimental Evaluation of Public Policy. Instructor of record for an intensive, four-day course on public policy impact evaluation for professors and students of the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN), government officials from local secretariats of education, and auditors from the State Audit Court of Rio Grande do Norte (TCE-RN), Brazil (June 2019). Teaching evaluation by students: 9.5 out of 10.

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USP-IPSA Summer School in Methods in Political Science, Public Policy and International Relations

Advanced Issues in Quantitative Methods for Public Policy Analysis. Teaching Assistant for USP-IPSA's summer school course for academics and policymakers interested in quantitative policy evaluation (January 2019). Taught afternoon sessions.

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Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL)

Evaluation of Social Programs. Teaching Assistant for J-PAL's flagship executive education course, a one-week program introducing policymakers to impact evaluations (June 2017). Led group exercises and discussions, provided feedback, and supported students in the design of a randomized controlled trial.

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